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Georgia Author of the Year Awards

Deadline: March 15, 2023

The Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) celebrates the best literature by Georgia writers. Published authors from or currently residing in Georgia are eligible for nomination. Awards in a variety of categories are announced and presented in June at the GAYA ceremony. We are interested in the following categories: Biography, Children’s Book, Cookbook, Detective/Mystery, Essay, First Novel, LGBTQIA+, Graphic Novel, History, Inspirational, Literary Fiction, Memoir, Poetry Chapbook, Poetry Full-Length Collection, Romance, Science Fiction, Short Story Collection, Specialty Book, and Young Adult.

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